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Dusty Watson / Bio

Dusty Watson
Artist's Biography

The Sonics - Drummer
Slacktone - Drummer

Dusty Watson is known as The King of Surf Drums as a result of all the instrumental surf bands he has worked with including Dick Dale, The Surfaris, Davie Allan and the Arrows, Jon and the Nightriders, The Aquamarines, Frankie and the Poolboys, Paul Johnson, Gill Orr, and several others including his own Instro band, Slacktone.

Not just a surf drummer, Dusty's other notable credits include, Lita Ford, Concrete Blonde, Agent Orange, Rhino Bucket, Boo Yaa Tribe, The Supersuckers, Legs Diamond, The Queers, and the Sonics..

Recent projects include recording with producer Jim Diamond for the Sonics new album, a new release from Becky Barksdale, facilitating therapeutic drum circles at Northbound Treatment Services, and working on another surf drumming instructional DVD as a follow up to POUNDING SURF.

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General Info

Band Members
SLACKTONE BAND MEMBERS: Dave Wronski - Guitar; Sam Bolle - Bass; Dusty Watson - Drums
Artist Name
Dusty Watson
Home Page
Active Since
Punk / Garage / Instrumental

Contact Info

Corona, CA
Bryan Swirsky